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The SOHO Dream Machine: A Unified Communications Platform for Under $200

The SOHO Dream Machine: A Unified Communications Platform for Under $200

Monday, October 12, 2015

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Remember when you could buy an awesome server for under $200? Thanks to Intel® and Yogi Berra, it’s déjà vu all over again! Years ago we discovered a machine called the Acer Revo that could be had for about $200. It met all of the Unified Communications requirements that a home office or small office could dream of, but then they doubled in price. That led us to the Raspberry Pi 2. While it met the basic needs for most… Read More ›

FMC: The Future of Telephony with Vitelity’s vMobile and Asterisk in the Cloud

FMC: The Future of Telephony with Vitelity’s vMobile and Asterisk in the Cloud

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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If making phone calls from a web browser is what you’ve always longed for, then you’re in good company with Google and its future direction in the telephony space. Call us old fashioned but this strikes us as a solution in desperate need of a problem. What’s wrong with a Plain Old Telephone or a smartphone for making connections with friends and business associates? The real head scratcher is the fact that the WebRTC and Hangouts push demonstrates that the… Read More ›

Taking a Page from Asterisk: How Far We Have Come

Taking a Page from Asterisk: How Far We Have Come

Monday, July 22, 2013

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We’ve never written about paging technology before, and this is one of those areas of VoIP telephony where it certainly paid to wait. What a difference a few years makes! At least in the Asterisk® context, SIP-based paging traditionally involved issuing a Page command with a list of extensions in your dialplan. The wrinkle was that each VoIP phone manufacturer had its own SIP header to trigger autoanswer on its phones. And, without autoanswer, paging becomes next to worthless with… Read More ›

Some Summertime Distractions for Asterisk Lovers

Some Summertime Distractions for Asterisk Lovers

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

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Today Nerd Vittles serves up a smorgasbord of summertime distractions including FreeNum, Roku, SMS with Asterisk, Bing, Napster, Wordle, Google Latitude, Hurricane Tracking, favorite blogs, and, of course, Twitter.

A Baker’s Dozen Asterisk Nuggets from the Forums

A Baker’s Dozen Asterisk Nuggets from the Forums

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

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Some Asterisk Gold that we mined by visiting the forums: a Skype Gateway for Asterisk, CallerID Lookups from 7 providers, faxing.everything with Asterisk, A2Billing tutorial for turnkey calling card systems, Asterisk Stickies, streaming Internet radio, and more…

100 Great Halftime Projects For You & Your Asterisk IP PBX

100 Great Halftime Projects For You & Your Asterisk IP PBX

Thursday, January 17, 2008

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Today we present our latest catalog of 100 projects using the free Asterisk@Home or TrixBox PBX which includes a free version of Linux with all the bells and whistles preconfigured. There’s even a version which will run in a window on your Windows desktop. Each project can be completed in under an hour and most in under 30 minutes.

The Whole House iPod (Revisited)

The Whole House iPod (Revisited)

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

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If you’ve loved the iPod as a stand-alone music solution, then wait ’til you see this updated whole house audio system. It will have different music playing in every room of your house with the same ease of use and an even slicker user interface…